• Creating the Future

    The Hector Fellow Academy initiates innovative research projects on latest scientific problems.

Overview of current projects

Currently we support an interdisciplinary doctoral project. Please visit the Alumni Projects page to find out more about already completed projects.

The following project is currently supported:

Towards Understanding the Genetic Basis of Appetitive Aggressive Behavior

Jan Gerwin – Hector Fellow Axel Meyer

Aggressive behavior can be of two distinct origins: (1) reactive aggression, as a response to threatening or dangerous situations and (2) appetitive aggression, that is motivated by intrinsic factors, for example positive feelings through the exertion of violence. More ...